• Dioscorea publication Advances in Agric Hindawi
    Nutritional Value and Utilization of Yams (Dioscorea steriscus) by Residents of Bindura Town High Density Suburbs, Zimbabwe

    The objective of this study was to assess utilization levels, availability, nutritional value, and magnitude of sales by vendors of Dioscorea steriscus by residents of Bindura.A multistage sampling procedure was used to select respondents. Data were subjectedtoChi-square, logistic regression, and correlation to determine the effects of demographic determinants on utilization of D. steriscus. Questionnaires were used to collect data. Results show that education status and period of stay significantly affect the consumption....

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  • APN_Briefing Note_No  6_071116
    Is UNSCR 1325 Empowering African Women to Negotiate Peace?

    Africa faces formidable challenges with regard to the relatively few women influencing decisions and policies related to peace and security. A study on women’s participation in thirty-one peace processes between 1992 and 2011 showed that of the fifteen African countries, only five had women on their negotiating teams....

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